CORAL SPRINGS, FL - Here is our Sunday, August 9, update on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Coral Springs, Broward County, and Florida, according to Florida Department of Health.

 

Coral Springs:

- 25 new cases reported Sunday. (2,688 total cases)

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Broward County:

- 695 new cases reported on Sunday. (62,268 total cases)

Positivity rate (a key local indicator of infection spread): 8.7% -- it’s the rate of people testing positive out of those taking the test.

- 14 new deaths reported on Sunday. (803 total deaths) (1% of all cases)

- 80 new people hospitalized reported on Sunday. (3,846 total people hospitalized) (6% of all cases)

 

Florida:

- Florida had 6,248 new cases reported on Sunday. (532,806 total cases)

- Florida had 77 new deaths reported on Sunday. (8,186 total deaths) (2% of all cases)

 

Today’s news:

- Sunday report: Coral Springs businesses issued warnings for coronavirus violations

- Poverty rate doubled in Coral Springs since 1990. Will it go up higher during pandemic?

- Coral Springs Farmer’s Market won’t open this fall due to coronavirus

 

Locations for testing sites:

- Coral Springs and regional COVID-19 testing sites

 

Employment:

- Check out this website for jobs in Coral Springs and other cities throughout South Florida

 

Also, worth reading:

- Coral Springs offers businesses help applying for state and federal funds

- Coral Springs issues guidelines on sports leagues and pool

 

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